UPDATE 1-US opening formal probe into GM Volt fire risk


* Announcement follows tests earlier this month * GM says Volt is safe; working with regulators (Adds GM comment, details on testing) Nov 25 (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators are opening a formal investigation into fire risks in General Motors' Volt vehicles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Friday. The NHTSA said it was taking the action after recreation this month of a May crash test resulted in fires in two out of three tests. "While it is too soon ...

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